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Compston CornerAmbleside Cumbria LA22 9DS

Montane Samples Sale This Weekend

   Words by tcsh

   on 22/10/2010 13:59:27


As a Montane ProStore Dealer, we have managed to get hold of the entire stock of Montane’s product samples from the last year, and we are offering these great items at a whopping 50% OFF.

What is a sample? Well, a sample is the item that a brand, in this case Montane, make in order to show off the product. They might display it at trade shows, take it to shop buyers to demonstrate the range, or just have it in their showroom. They are never used (other than for the odd person to try on for size) and they have to be of the finest quality in order to represent the brand positively.

You do sometimes find that there are miniscule changes and alterations about the product where a brand has decided to change a feature before mass manufacture, but in all other senses they are perfect versions of a product. The only drawback to samples is that they are always made in medium for men and size 12 for women.


This weekend (23rd & 24th October) we will be taking over the St Johns Ambulance Base in Ambleside (see the map) to play host to the whole Montane samples range, and we have slashed the prices by half. Unfortunately, we will not be putting these items on the website until after the weekend, but if you are after a particular product then why not email us and we’ll see if we’ve got it?

These are not just old products, they are new and current products as well, such as;

Superfly XT Jacket- Extreme Smock - Terra Pants - Fireball Jackets - Dragonfly Tops - North Star Jacket - Chokchoi Top - Womens Terra Pants - Extreme Jacket - Resolute Smock - Angel Jacket - Antifreeze Jackets – and much more…

So if you are in Ambleside this weekend (or if you can get here for a sneaky peak) then pop in to the base, as it won’t last long!


For more info, just give us a call at the shop on 015394 32297 or drop us an email at

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